2013 SAUVIGNON-VERMENTINO Domaine Saint Félix
Another cracking vintage of this fresh and aromatic - easy drinking - white from the Languedoc-Roussillon with delicate fruit and a bright finish.
2013 GRENACHE-CINSAULT Rosé Domaine Saint Félix
Crunchy pale-pink Grenache with a bit of bite from the Cinsault makes this very appetising indeed.
2013 CASA DA SENRA VINHO VERDE LOUREIRO Lima Quinta dos Abrigueiros
Bit of a long name for a simple but incredibly delicious and uplifting, fresh wine. The fruitiness is at once tropical and green and bright, fizzingly mineral, playful on the palate, and nicely straight... ( more info )
2011 ACÚSTIC Vinyes Velles Nobles Bodegas Acústic
Garnatxa, Carinyena. Different vineyards from 1930 to 1980. Three different villages in the blend (300-750 m); Capçanes, Els Guiamets and Cornudella. Harvest in late October. Yield 25 hl/ha. 10 months... ( more info )
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2012 RIPPON Sauvignon Blanc
What sets Rippon Sauvignon apart from the ever increasing number of NZ examples is the fabulous balance of ripeness, texture and minerality. 40% of the blend was fermented in old French barrels, not... ( more info )
2011 BOLGHERI ROSSO Le Macchiole
50% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, 20% Syrah. A bargain introduction to one of Bolgheri's greatest estates. Le Macchiole's 'Bolgheri Rosso' has what can seem a bizarrely Italian character given the 'French... ( more info )
2012 SOAVE La Rocca Pieropan
Brilliant and intense yellow with golden hints. A characterful wine, reminiscent of exotic fruit and nuts on the nose. Soft and persistent on the palate, with hints of spice, length and elegance. ... ( more info )